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U.S. sends ballistic missile destroyers to counter North Korean threat after Pyongyang announces ‘new’ nuclear test
Apr. 7, 2014 - Because North Korea is planning more nuclear tests, and Japan has ordered their military to shoot down any threatening projectiles,
the U.S. is sending two additional ballistic missile destroyers to Japan to counter the North Korean threat. the U.S. is also warning China against agression in the
area following Russia's annexation of Crimea.
- Source: National Post
- US defence chief warns China, drawing parallel with Crimea - Yahoo
North, South Korea exchange fire across disputed western sea border, Seoul says
Mar. 31, 2014 -
South Korean Marines fired artillery shells across a disputed sea border Monday after North Korean shells from a live fire drill conducted by
Pyongyang fell into the water south of the frontier.
Technically, the Korean Peninsula remains in a technical state of war since 1953 when the war there ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty. Lately
North Korea has been frustrated with the slow pace of improvement in ties with the U.S. and South Korea. They have threatened to conduct a fourth nuclear test
in the near future.
- Source: Fox
NATO Commander Warns of Putin Invasion Threat
Mar. 23, 2014 -
NATO's top military commander said on Sunday Russia had built up a "very sizable" force on its border with Ukraine and Moscow may have a region in another
ex-Soviet republic, Moldova, in its sights after annexing Crimea.
NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe is U.S. Air Force General Philip Breedlov. According to him the 28-nation alliance needs to improve its readiness for
- Source: NewsMax
Pentagon: U.S. Not Capable of Detecting Foreign Nuke Threats
Jan. 26, 2013 - The Pentagon’s Defense Science Board has released a report that warns:
“The nation is not yet organized or fully equipped” to detect clandestine nuclear activities across the globe, and in most cases “current solutions are
either inadequate, or more often, do not exist.”
The report explains that current methods of treaty verification and inspections are not adequate.
- Source: Free Beacon
North Korean leader warns of nuclear disaster, threatens US
Jan. 1, 2014 - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un warned that a small, accidental military clash with South Korea could lead to an all-out war.
''If the war breaks out again in this land, it will bring about a massive nuclear disaster and the US will never be safe,'' Kim said in his New Year message,
broadcast on state television.
- Source: WND
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